I am at the phase of installation of TAILS 3.0 where I need to clone TAILS onto my second USB. when I click the install by cloning button the window closes and no menu comes up at all. I am hoping that someone knows a fix for this.

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    Do you get any useful output from running tails-installer-launcher -v? (-v enables verbose output to the terminal) – cacahuatl Jul 1 '17 at 2:24
  • How do I do that? – OBJ TITAN Jul 1 '17 at 8:23
  • Applications -> Favorites -> Terminal, type tails-installer-launcher -v into the terminal and press return. – cacahuatl Jul 1 '17 at 15:53
  • "OSError: [Errno 13] Permission denied: '/lib/live/mount/medium'" – OBJ TITAN Jul 2 '17 at 8:26
  • How did you create the intermediary USB stick? – cacahuatl Jul 2 '17 at 15:04

Try restarting with the intermediary but this time, set an Administrator password. Now when booted fully into tails, launch the Terminal and type 'sudo tails-installer-launcher'. It will ask for your Administrator password that you set on start-up. This will provide the Tails installer the proper elevated privileges to install by cloning.

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